For Sale: 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

**MORE PHOTOS AND A VIDEO COMING SOON** Gateway Classic Cars of Scottsdale is pleased to offer this striking 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL for sale right now in our Arizona showroom, located in North Phoenix. This Euro-sourced Mercedes has several advantages over its American-market contemporaries. SL's in the USA were gasping for air to meet stringent emissions requirements and appeared tacky thanks to ridiculous looking 5-mph bumpers and sealed beam headlights- regulations that had not been altered since the 1940's. This 500SL, painted in a striking "Signal Red" has no such appearance defects. Imported to the US in the early 2000's from Germany and owned in the state of Washington, this Merc' has been thoroughly enjoyed and clocked a healthy 178,000 miles since new. Fear not: there are plenty of examples out there of these Autobahn-burners with many more miles on their original powertrains, which is not something that can be said for every Mercedes-Benz on the market. Styling is one thing, but under the hood is the equally desirable, Euro-market only, aluminum block 5.0l V8 that produced 248hp and 298lb ft of torque from the factory. If you remember the 80's which was a dark time for performance, you'll nod your head in enthusiasm at those numbers! The 3-speed automatic transmission still shifts like you'd expect a Mercedes to and the owner has recently replaced the timing chain- a common but expensive repair needed on higher mileage 500SL's like this. Inside is the Tan leather interior that has clearly been used but is still a nice place to sit. With all electricals functioning and an aftermarket radio installed, you can be on your way in comfort and style! A Mercedes-Benz like this one is not only a desirable automobile but is something that could be a perfect candidate for a weekend driver that's also primed for a partial restoration. Get your hands on this Euro-spec 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL today before someone else does! Our helpful and knowledgeable Sales team will help you if you call (623) 900-4884 and we'll put our eyes and ears on this German luxury classic 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL for you. Alternatively, emailing [email protected] is an easy way to get in touch with us directly. Don't see all the photos and video material you're looking for? Try copying and pasting this link into your web browser:

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1344975
  • Price:$19,500
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1986
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:500SL
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:178278
  • Stock Number:SCT654
  • VIN:WDB1070461A037698

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